• T. Ide, H. Hamasaki, Y. Soga
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In this paper, we discussed the concept for appropriate repair period for finishing materials of reinforced concrete structures. We investigated the actual building repair [...]

  • M. Sletnes, S. Frank
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Adhesive tapes are used extensively in both new buildings and renovation projects in order to achieve airtight building envelopes and energy efficient buildings. It is important [...]

  • F. Faleschini, M. Zanini, K. Toska
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Sustainability in the construction industry is becoming everyday more a major issue in todays world. To accomplish sustainability goals, adopted also by the Agenda 2030 of [...]

  • K. Matsuzawa, O. Senbu, K. Imamoto, C. Kiyohara, K. Etchuya, K. Nemoto
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    A model building made out of concrete block specimens whose surfaces were coated with various finishing materials was constructed for the outdoor exposure test. After 30 years [...]

  • E. Suttie, C. Brischke, E. Hansson, S. Fortino, J. Sandak, M. Kutnik, G. Alfredsen, C. Lucas, E. Vieillemard
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper introduces the ForestValue research project CLICKdesign – delivering fingertip knowledge to enable service life performance specification of wood. The consortium [...]

  • A. Oliveira, O. Cascudo, A. Castro, H. Carasek
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The environment in which the concrete structure is inserted has a great influence on its durability and its service life. Thus, the present work aims to study of the performance [...]

  • C. Tengberg, C. Hagentoft
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    New technical solutions are introduced at a fast pace in the Swedish construction industry, mainly driven by issues concerning costs and productivity. These new technical [...]

  • T. Błaszczyńsk, A. Łowińska-Kluge
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The presented article describes a case of damage to concrete in the aquatic supports of a hydraulic ash removal bridge in a power plant. Carrying out an assessment of the [...]

  • E. Plebankiewicz, K. Zima, D. Wieczorek
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Buildings absorb energy at every stage of the life cycle. The paper analyses the phases of the life cycle of an office building indicating the possibilities of reducing energy [...]

  • X. Xiang, M. Fekri
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Saline intrusion is a critical issue in building material because of the severe damages caused by the salt precipitation/dissolution process, especially for the porous material, [...]

  • S. Sahyoun, H. Ge, C. Aggarwal, M. Defo, T. Moore
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Hygrothermal simulations are commonly used to evaluate the moisture damage risk of building envelopes over the long-term. For such assessment to be accurate, a proper selection [...]

  • A. Ostańska
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Modernizing multi-family residential estates in operation for about 40 years is a multifaceted and complex process. In Poland, these assets cannot be considered "degraded" [...]

  • F. Schmoeller, M. Lima, S. Silva
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete structures are commonly used in civil engineering. However, the number of deteriorations in these structures is increasing, especially problems related [...]

  • P. Johansson, P. Wahlgren
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Many brick buildings in Sweden today face a large need for renovation measures to prolong their service life and make other uses possible. Conventional thermal insulation [...]

  • H. Saito, M. Miyamura
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Rainwater entry and penetration through a waterproofing layer, such as external finishing and sheathing membrane, should be avoided to prevent moisture damage to a wooden [...]

  • J. García-González, P. Lemos, A. Pereira, J. Pozo, M. Guerra-Romero, A. Juan-Valdés, P. Faria
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Nowadays the sustainability and safety requirements of structures inspire the study of new self-healing materials and preventive repair methods on cementitious elements. To [...]

  • M. Tezer, Z. Bundur
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Factors affecting durability of concrete structures are generally associated with each other. Due to its brittle nature, concrete can crack under stress and these cracks are [...]

  • J. Frick, N. Sakiyama, M. Stipetic, H. Garrecht
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Within the framework of the European project Wall-ACE a large-scale laboratory test (EOTA-Wall Test) was performed. Additional a test field in Switzerland was equipped with [...]

  • K. Etchuya, K. Imamoto, C. Kiyohara
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In this paper, authors propose a method to predict deterioration of exterior finishes using Markov Chain Model based on field survey results on cracks of exterior finishes [...]

  • N. Huynh, K. Imamoto, C. Kiyohara
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In recent years, many projects have been carried out to enhance the durability of concrete structure from the influence of cracks. Generally, managing cracks should be a rather [...]

  • M. Steeman, N. Bossche, K. Calle
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Wood frame construction is the most widespread building method. In Belgium the number of wood frame buildings has grown in the last years: in 2018 over 10% of all new built [...]

  • V. Hromádka, J. Korytárová, E. Vítková, T. Funk, H. Seelmann
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Evaluation of the economic efficiency of investment projects in transport infrastructure in the Czech Republic is methodically based on the Departmental Methodology of the [...]

  • G. Borsoi, J. Parracha, P. Caiado, I. Flores-Colen, A. Dionísio, R. Veiga
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) contribute significantly to building energy efficiency by increasing thermal insulation, correcting thermal bridges and [...]

  • A. Emparanza, C. Morales, J. Palacios, F. Caso, A. Nanni
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    There is a continued process to implement innovative materials to enhance the sustainability and durability of the built infrastructure. Technologies developed over the last [...]

  • H. Anysz, A. Foremny
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The road construction sector is a specific part of the construction industry. It happens very rarely that a section of a road is financed also by a private entity. The other [...]

  • C. Thiel, V. Lomakovych, C. Gehlen
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the construction sector is increasingly using clinker-reduced concretes. Concrete with high amounts of ground granulated blast [...]

  • A. Santamaria, M. Skaf, V. Lopez, E. Briz, J. José, J. González
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The structure of self-compacting concretes containing electric arc-furnace slag, their mechanical behavior, and their durability are all studied in an extensive experimental [...]

  • M. Junginger, M. Resende, L. Oliveira, V. John
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The use of light steel frame and wood frame in Brazil is still recent, hence there is little information about the durability of these technologies applied in Brazilian climate [...]

  • K. Goulouti, P. Padey, A. Galimshina, G. Habert, S. Lasvaux
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper presents a systematic way to consider the uncertainties of the building elements‘service lives within a stochastic framework, by defining the corresponding probability [...]

  • J. Werder, P. Fontana, J. Hoppe, S. Bilgin, B. Meng
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In the framework of the European project H-House various concrete façade elements were developed with the aim to ensure a long service life by combining a very durable [...]

  • J. Lliso-Ferrando, J. Zamora, R. Bataller, J. Soto
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Corrosion of steel embedded in reinforced concrete is the phenomena that most affects the durability of this type of structures. The control and analysis of the rebars can [...]

  • H. Sakata, K. Sato, S. Saito
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The purpose of the present study is to evaluate pore structure of hardened cement paste immersed in sodium sulfate solutions and to experimentally examine the relation between [...]

  • S. Ishihara, H. Miyauchi, A. Ito, K. Tanaka
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The sealant that fills the joints of an exterior walls of building is subjected to weather loads, such as sunlight, ambient temperature, and rain, as well as a movement of [...]

  • E. Bernat-Maso, M. Lis, L. Mercedes, L. Gil
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) have been widely used to strengthened construction structural elements in the last years because of their mechanical pros. However, the durability [...]

  • S. Tronsli, S. Samarakoon, R. Ratnayake
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Visual inspection forms the basis of the inspection planning process for concrete bridges. The authority responsible for bridge inspection maintains a database to record past [...]

  • A. Brara, A. Benidir, M. Mahdad
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The present work deals with a unique in-service valuation of CSEB structures in Algeria. The inspection tries to bring out the impact of long time exposure under different [...]

  • T. Vickers, M. Myers, J. Atienza, L. Ko, P. Seiler, F. Ong
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is a major concrete durability problem. The occurrence of ASR results in significant maintenance and reconstruction costs to concrete infrastructures [...]

  • D. Bozsaky
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In the 21st century, global climate change and the high level of fossil energy consumption have introduced changes affecting all sectors of the economy, including the building [...]

  • A. Silva, A. Prieto
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The service life of buildings and components is extremely difficult to model and predict, mainly due to the uncertainty and variability associated with the degradation phenomena. [...]

  • M. Sivo, D. Ladiana, F. Novi, C. Salvatori
    International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components

    Abstract
    This study was developed at the Department of Architecture of Pescara and Department of Energy, Systems, Territory and Construction Engineering of the University of Pisa as [...]

  • R. Fabregà, J. Mestre, P. Arias
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This contribution presents previous results of a study carried out with the aim of achieving better results in the restoration processes by replacing the tiles of an exterior [...]

  • K. Su, K. Imamoto, T. Noguchi, M. Kanematsu, H. Hamasaki, K. Teranishi, C. Kiyohara, M. Yamada
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper is a report on the investigation results of the Former Shime Mining Office Vertical Derrick, which was built in 1943 and was 75 years old at the time of the investigation. [...]

  • N. Kokulu
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Deterioration of the facade materials of a building and its importance are topics that are not getting the attention that they deserve and need. If a material can’t meet [...]

  • F. Gonçalves, L. Alves, A. Haddad, E. Vazquez
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The so-called works of special arts, are constructions of high complexities that allow the advancement of widening gaps and overcoming obstacles previously unthinkable. With [...]

  • C. Tedeschi, E. Garavaglia
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The durability of concrete depends not only on the composition of the material and its resulting porosity, but also on the environmental conditions. Contact between concrete [...]

  • J. Acker, X. Jiang, J. Bulcke
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    During the second half of last century the forestry-wood chain has evolved and today ecosystem services in a sustainability framework are important. Forests are intended to [...]

  • A. Dalalbashi, B. Ghiassi, D. Oliveira
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Textile-reinforced mortar (TRM) composites have received extensive attention as a sustainable solution for seismic strengthening of masonry and historical structures. This [...]

  • Y. Tanaka, T. Nishida
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    It is beneficial to understand damage conditions of RC structural members by non-destructive methods. In this study, K-means clustering method was applied to the AE wave data [...]

  • M. Lauria, M. Azzalin
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The paper deals with the first results of the activities of BIG Building Innovative Governance srl, Academic Spin-Off and Innovative Start Up, which provides smart services [...]

  • F. Cecconi, G. Cocchetti, A. Cornaggia, T. Villa
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Climate change and the request for better assets’ energy performances are forcing the construction sector towards passive or even active buildings: assets with a positive [...]

  • M. Kutnik, M. Montibus, M. Gabillé
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    . Most of European native wood species used outdoors are expected to last less than 10 years if left untreated and exposed to severe environmental conditions such as high [...]

  • I. Palomar, G. Barluenga, H. Varela, J. Puentes, Á. Rodríguez
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) is an effective, reliable and safer technology to cast-inplace concrete structures. However, the large amount of paste required to achieve its [...]

  • J. Gallias, B. Fiorio, Y. Tong, M. Benaissa
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The aim of this work is to better understand the influence of drying conditions and moisture content of concrete on the carbonation kinetics during accelerated tests. Cylindrical [...]

  • K. Grabowska, M. Koniorczyk
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Water is one of the main factors affecting the durability of porous materials and it is one of the most common causes of their degradation. Physical phenomena such as freezing [...]

  • X. Zhou, J. Carmeliet, D. Derome
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Internal insulation of masonry walls may significantly increase the decay risk of embedded wooden beams due to lower temperature and consequently lower drying potential in [...]

  • S. Nakajima, Y. Sakabe, S. Kimoto, Y. Ohashi
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Cross laminated timber (CLT) are composed of longitudinal layers and cross layers. And as the laminations of the adjoin layers are glued orthogonally deterioration of the [...]

  • J. Filho, D. Snoeck, N. Belie
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Concrete structures are subjected to shrinkage since the moment when the water makes contact with the cement. From that moment on, depending on the concrete composition and [...]

  • W. Yang, X. Cai, D. Jiangjiu
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Massive waste materials were produced by the construction and demolition industry every year. In residential constructions, clay bricks are a dominant material and they account [...]

  • S. Vima-Grau, C. Cornadó, P. Garcia-Almirall
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In a context of downturn of public investment after the financial crisis of 2007, an increase of social and economic inequality takes place in territories and cities. Socio-residential [...]

  • N. Belie, B. Belleghem, S. Keßler, P. Heede, K. Tittelboom
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Chloride ingress in cracked concrete leads to rapid corrosion of embedded steel reinforcement and a decrease of the expected service life. Corrosion monitoring experiments [...]

  • K. Korniejenko, M. Łach, J. Mikuła, M. Hebdowska-Krupa, D. Mierzwiński, S. Gądek, M. Hebda
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The article presents the first results of the project under the title: ‘Development of 3D printing technology for construction and facade prefabricated elements made of [...]

  • M. Georges, A. Bourguiba, N. Sebaibi, D. Chateigner, M. Boutouil
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The purpose of this study is to improve the recruitment of flat oyster larvae, an endangered species, by means of a specific marine infrastructure made of concrete. This work [...]

  • H. Carasek, M. Jungblut, P. Passos, O. Cascudo
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This study aimed to evaluate the influence of different types of metakaolin and curing conditions on mortars depth of carbonation. To do so, prismatic mortar specimens were [...]

  • P. Vila, M. Pereyra
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The accelerated mortar bar test (AMBT) is used to evaluate the potential expansion of the aggregate for the alkali-silica reaction. In this test, the aggregate should meet [...]

  • J. Braun, F. Maranhão, R. Monte
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The service life of buildings can be associated with the durability of enveloping the elements, e.g., the flat roofs that are constantly exposed to environmental agents. Waterproof [...]

  • M. Nicolella, R. Landolfi, A. Pino
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The performance decay of a building component is influenced by a huge variety of parameters, interacting between them and determining different results in terms of service [...]

  • S. Sahyoun, L. Wang, H. Ge, M. Defo, M. Lacasse
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Today, it is globally known that climate change needs to be addressed to mitigate its harmful effects on our environment. It is also common knowledge that the contribution [...]

  • G. Cheirchanteri
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Stone masonry is the oldest form of construction in the world until the beginning of the 20th century. The first stone walls were constructed by farmers and primitive people [...]

  • Q. Phung, A. Varzina, J. Perko, D. Jacques, N. Maes, Ö. Cizer
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Many environments to which concrete is exposed are highly aggressive due to various chemical components. In such environments, concrete is subjected to processes of chemical [...]

  • L. Wang, H. Ge, L. Wang
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In recent years, stochastic modeling has been increasingly applied to investigate the uncertainties of input parameters in hygrothermal simulation and the moisture damage [...]

  • P. Reiterman, V. Davidová
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The volume changes of cement-based composites are significantly exhibited during the hardening process. Initial phases of the hardening are complemented by the expansion due [...]

  • S. Santamari­a-Fernandez, A. Eizaguirre-Iribar, X. Olano-Azkune
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The durability of materials used in buildings has been widely studied and, in many cases, there are standards to assess it. However, studies on how pathologies affect the [...]

  • T. Peng, J. Casas, J. Turmo
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Due to the inevitable degradation of material properties in structures in daily use, such as stiffness degradation due to cracking in concrete elements, their durability will [...]

  • E. Brandt, M. Morelli
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The service life of roofs depends not only on the quality of materials and components but also on several other factors such as workmanship, maintenance, design and substrate. [...]

  • F. Spörel
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Waterway structures like locks are exposed to a severe freeze-thaw-attack. A sufficient resistance of concrete against this exposure has to be assured. In Germany the concrete [...]

  • E. Hansen, ø. Nielsen, E. Møller, R. Peuhkuri
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Previously, only solutions with long-term experience were used in the building sector and it was sufficient to describe, e.g. in the building regulations, how they should [...]

  • A. Eriguchi, H. Fujiwara, H. Itaya, T. Wakabayashi, S. Otani, Y. Isaka
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This examined the performance of the iron-foil sensor in concrete and its relationship with the amount of chloride in the solution simulating concrete. The corrosion sensor [...]

  • T. Kawato, I. Kurashige
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    In recent years, the use of granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) sand as fine aggregate in concrete has been increasingly discussed from the viewpoint of environmental impact [...]

  • S. Ott, P. Aondio
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    With the introduction of new building products made of planar glued board lamellas, the CLT, the restriction of load-bearing structures to linear and thus additively used [...]

  • S. Sato, Y. Masuda, M. Kakegawa
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete (RC) specimens were treated using different combinations of surface coating and/or patch repair methods and materials, left in a coastal region with frost [...]

  • K. Goulouti, M. Giorgi, D. Favre, S. Lasvaux
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper presents a new service life database (DUREE database) for building elements, based on international service life data. The database includes 7‘000 service life [...]

  • H. Hedayatnia, N. Bossche
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Understanding how climate change accelerates or slows down the process of material deterioration is the first step towards assessing adaptive approaches for the preservation [...]

  • M. Resende, D. Meirelles, G. Boriolo, L. Oliveira
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Gypsum boards with glass mat reinforcement are used in light weight facade systems. These boards were recently brought to the Brazilian market. Therefore, there are few studies [...]

  • S. Das, K. Sarkar
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Driving rain is one of the most critical sources of moisture affecting the hygrothermal and durability performance of building envelopes. The estimation of severity in terms [...]

  • N. Tsuchiya, K. Nemoto
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Existing RC Buildings have some cracks and the repairing service might last the buildings for long life. The durability of the RC component is evaluated by several ways as [...]

  • U. Bektimirova, E. Sharafutdinov, C. Shon, D. Zhang, J. Kim
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper is the study of sulfate attack resistance of reactive powder concrete (RPC). RPC that is also known as ultra-high performance concrete is a special type of concrete [...]

  • T. Ishida, R. Kitagaki, H. Hagihara, Y. Elakneswaran
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Multi-scale analysis of photodegradation are conducted for pigmented coating containing acrylic urethane + TiO2 pigment and for non-pigmented coating containing only acrylic [...]

  • I. Kurashige
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Ion diffusion through cement-based barrier is key to safe radionuclide transfer in intermediate radioactive waste disposal facilities. The purpose of this research is to elicit [...]

  • V. Zohrabyan, T. Braml, T. Zircher, M. Keuser
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Nowadays ensuring the safety of people and the protection of infrastructure is a socially relevant topic, which requires a thorough investigation. The Institute of concrete [...]

  • S. Ardi, B. Diker, P. Bahri
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Decrease in performance of building facades, components, and materials before their service life is an unexpected situation. Therefore, detecting the probable causes of these [...]

  • T. Makaveckas, R. Bliūdžius, A. Levinskytė
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    For most building insulation materials, dependency of the thermal conductivity on temperature is close to linear, and it increases with rising materials temperature, but the [...]

  • T. Sato, H. Fujiwara, M. Maruoka, L. Lingling
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Concrete cracking caused by drying shrinkage adversely affects the durability of a structure. The results of past research has shown that drying shrinkage can be reduced by [...]

  • K. Sotiriadis, M. Hlobil, J. Toušek, D. Machová, P. Mácová, M. Vopálenský, A. Viani
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The durability of Portland-limestone cement with high limestone content was monitored at conditions promoting thaumasite formation. Pore structure and deterioration characteristics [...]

  • M. Carretero-Ayuso
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This paper focuses on the study and quantifications of pathologies in solar energy, gas, cooling, heating and ventilation installations, based on complaints filed in the courts [...]

  • P. Benítez, F. Rodrigues, S. Talukdar, S. Gavilán
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The negative effects of climate change are underway despite the global efforts to mitigate them and the future scenario are unsettling. Climate change poses critical challenges [...]

  • H. Miyauchi
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    The utilization of drones is expected to streamline the process of building inspection in Japan; however, no known drone utilization platform exists in the region‘s architectural [...]

  • K. Kawaai, T. Nishida, A. Saito
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This study examined crack repair methods using alginate gel films (1.5 wt.%) mixed with healing agents under wet and dry actions. The healing agents consist of Bacillus subtilis [...]

  • T. Nishida, K. Kawaai, A. Saito
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    This study examined durability of mortar after repairing crack using alginate gel films (1.5wt.%) mixed with healing agents under seawater splayed condition. The healing agents [...]

  • E. Yüksel, N. Türkeri
    DBMC (2020).

    Abstract
    Vegetated facade systems (VFS) have been used as green building envelope systems in recent years. Using VFS for ecological strategies and evaluating thermal performance of [...]

  • L. Gang, L. Yaxi
    Collection of Agricultural and Biological Sciences (2020). 1

    Abstract
    In order to study the characteristics of spatial variability of soil infiltration in the aeolian sandy land improvement and utilization area, this paper conducted a study [...]